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World’s First Wheelchair for Divers Built in Russia

Wheelchair-bound traveller Igor Skikevich is going to test the world’s first wheelchair for diving in the Russian city of Novorossiysk

Russian Company Creates Hack-Proof iPhone Cases

Russian luxury smartphone company Gresso promised that it can provide digital security for iPhones with its newest line, a company spokesman told Lenta.ru

Maps for Visually Impaired May Soon Come to Moscow

A tactile-sound map for the visually impaired may soon appear in Moscow as part of an experiment to improve the city’s handicap-accessible environment

Eight Rounds Per Second

Russian weapon manufacturers present a new, extremely precise and fast gun

Moscow to Create One of World’s Largest School Wi-Fi Networks

Moscow plans to install one of the world’s largest Wi-Fi networks for educational institutions

Accessible Car Sharing to Arrive in Moscow

In 2018, Moscow car sharing operators will provide cars which cater for people with disabilities, reported M24, quoting representatives of Delimobile, BelkaCar and YouDrive

Russia and China to Create World’s First Tourist Submarine

The Chinese Tianjin Ostar Underwater Vehicles Co, in association with Russian scientists, is planning to create the world’s first submarine for public transport

Moscow's Zaryadye Park to Get 'Floating' Bridge

A "floating" suspension bridge is under construction in Moscow's new Zaryadye Park

Spoons of Victory: Russia Unveils Its National Musical Instrument for Fans

Russian fans will soon have a new national musical instrument to support their teams

Google Begins Using Neural Networks Translations for Russian

Google Translate has started to use neural machine translation when translating from Russian, the company’s blog said

Russian Registry Offices Now Offering Couples Therapy

In a number of Russian regions, registry offices have opened rooms for couples therapy

Moscow Student 3D-Prints Splint That Accelerates Healing by One-Third

Nikita Kruglov, a student in Moscow’s School No. 185, used a 3D-printer to print a brace for bone fractures that accelerates their healing

Business Model of the Day: Cat Rental

A novel business has launched in Russia's Kirov that offers locals the chance to rent a cat by the hour, helping them unwind and deal with stress

Robot Assistant Gets Regular Job in Moscow Metro

The robot assistant Metrosha, who will greet passengers and lift spirits, was introduced today in the Moscow Metro

Crimean Winery to Launch Agritourism Programme

The Massandra winery in the Crimean peninsula is planning to launch a new agricultural tourism programme later this year

Russian Ministries to Promote Healthy Lifestyle, Clamp Down on Unhealthy Items

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has approved a project to promote healthy lifestyles and encourage preventative measures against non-infectious diseases

Perm Inventor 3D-Prints Terminator Robot

Engineer Alexander Osipovich from the town of Kungur used a 3D printer to create parts of the T-800 unit from James Cameron’s classic film “The Terminator”

Robot Bakes Pancakes at Moscow's VDNKh

Moscow’s VDNKh exhibition centre is currently home to a robot that can make pancakes

Moscow State University Scientists Develop Anti-Aging Drug

An international team of scientists from Russia and Sweden were able to slow down aging by using the artificial antioxidant SkQ1

Moscow’s VDNKh Gets Hugging Robot

Moscow’s Exhibition of Achievements of the National Economy, better known by its acronym VDNKh, is now home to the first hugging robot

Russian Scientists Catalogue Hundreds of Thousands of Galaxies

Moscow State University astronomers, in collaboration with their French counterparts, have assembled a catalogue containing information about 800,000 galaxies

Moscow Delivery Service Kisses and Tells

The Hugs-n-Kisses delivery service is now up and running in Moscow